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European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs Olli Rehn speaks during the presentation of the Fall Economic Forecast at EU headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2102. Europe's economy is still reeling and unemployment could remain high for years in spite of the progress made in solving the debt crisis, the European Union warned Wednesday as it downgraded its forecasts for the 27-country bloc. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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Bakir Izetbegovic (center), chairman of the Bosnia and Herzegovina tri-presidency, speaks alongside U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (left) and Catherine Ashton, high representative for European Union foreign policy, during a press conference at the Presidency in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Saul Loeb, Pool)

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Protestors holds banners reading "neoliberals are criminals" and a EU flag with the Nazi symbol on it during a demonstration Oct. 23, 2012, in Madrid outside Parliament, as lawmakers debate budget spending cuts for 2013. (Associated Press)

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Thierry Coste of the European Union farmers union addresses the media in Brussels on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, about the worst wine-grape harvest for the region in a half-century. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

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Illustration EU Greek by John Camejo for The Washington Times

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A statue holding the Euro sign is pictured with some flags of EU countries outside the European Parliament building in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe) ** FILE **

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Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is a staunch believer in EU integration and agrees with his German counterpart on budget conservatism.

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Labor Party leader Diederik Samsom’s criticism of the EU is more moderate than Mr. Roemer’s and has taken over as torchbearer for the left.

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Italian Finance Minister Mario Monti (right) talks with Spanish Finance Minister Luis de Guindos Jurado during the meeting of European Union finance ministers in Brussels on Tuesday, July 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)

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**FILE** British Prime Minister David Cameron speaks March 2, 2012, during a media conference after an EU summit in Brussels. (Associated Press)

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel leaves an EU Summit in Brussels on Friday, June 29, 2012. European leaders have agreed to use the continent's permanent bailout fund to recapitalize struggling banks, and agreed to the idea of a tighter union in the long term. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel reacts during the debate after her speech for the upcoming EU summit at the German parliament Bundestag in Berlin, Wednesday, June 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)